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Old 08-23-2013, 09:53 AM   #7001
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Old 08-23-2013, 10:01 AM   #7002
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Old 08-23-2013, 03:33 PM   #7003
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Thanks all, I'm pretty stoked about it...
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Old 08-23-2013, 03:44 PM   #7004
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:07 PM   #7005
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Congrats Robert !! I hope the best for us in your new venture....

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Old 08-23-2013, 10:34 PM   #7006
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Congrats on the new job offer/position. Does "lucrative" mean moar parts for Brandi?....maybe now you can dress her up to look pretty like Red Demon's SS
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:13 AM   #7007
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Thanks guys... Maybe on the parts, but probably in the form of support stuff first... Who knows... Can't spend it before I make it...
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:39 PM   #7008
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Time to start the minimum mods...

Truck changes...

Started my little changes to make the truck my style...
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:41 PM   #7009
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The next thing is smoking the lights...

Glen of Black Jack Speed Shop in San Antonio was able to hook me up with some smoked lenses and lights for my truck... I've only started... I got the front of the fenders and the mirror lamps done...
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
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Old 08-24-2013, 11:09 PM   #7010
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Great idea.... glad I thought of it.

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Old 08-24-2013, 11:28 PM   #7011
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Great idea.... glad I thought of it.

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Me too, I can always trust my Cajun Brothers for great ideas....
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If the car feels like it is on rails, you are probably driving too slow. -Ross Bentley

Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

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Old 08-25-2013, 06:39 PM   #7012
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And two more of the cab top lights, just for Mike...
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

If you can turn, you ain't going fast enough...
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:09 PM   #7013
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MLee giving you a hard time about cab lights???

... and smoked headlights???

... and running boards???

... and painted black chrome accents???

Back off Mike, he has this


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Old 08-25-2013, 09:11 PM   #7014
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Truck looks sic Robert!
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:11 PM   #7015
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MLee giving you a hard time about cab lights???

... and smoked headlights???

... and running boards???

... and painted black chrome accents???

Back off Mike, he has this


Please tell me he didn't do all that non-performance stuff.
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Old 08-25-2013, 10:13 PM   #7016
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Please tell me he didn't do all that non-performance stuff.
Spike & I were pestering him on fb, trying to think of stuff for him to add

As far as performance, it'll already pull a house off it's foundation
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Old 08-25-2013, 10:26 PM   #7017
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Thanks Russ....

and yes those were pure cosmetic mods... Car gets go fast, truck gets look good mlee...

Mike K. it is pretty east to spend opm isn't it.... lmao...
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

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Old 08-25-2013, 10:38 PM   #7018
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Well it is a Ford...
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Old 08-25-2013, 10:41 PM   #7019
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Well it is a Ford...
I'll back it up to your Chevy and hook a chain up....

and you made it part chevy at the Fest.... I have the evidence.... Still, in photographs and in hand...
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If the car feels like it is on rails, you are probably driving too slow. -Ross Bentley

Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
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“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

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Old 08-25-2013, 10:47 PM   #7020
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Old 08-25-2013, 10:53 PM   #7021
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LMAO, love it....
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

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Old 08-25-2013, 11:31 PM   #7022
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I'll back it up to your Chevy and hook a chain up....

and you made it part chevy at the Fest.... I have the evidence.... Still, in photographs and in hand...
Oh yeah... I forgot it was a Rodgers Ford..LOL

Actually one of the finest vehicles I've seen. You certainly don't go half ass.
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Old 08-25-2013, 11:48 PM   #7023
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Oh yeah... I forgot it was a Rodgers Ford..LOL

Actually one of the finest vehicles I've seen. You certainly don't go half ass.
Nope just half fast...
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

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Old 08-26-2013, 02:02 PM   #7024
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So...

<<< This guy is no longer employed by Diamond Offshore Drilling, and will probably officially start with Lloyds Register on Tuesday the 3rd of September...

I do not have to go to Lafayette tomorrow, I do not have to go to Nicaragua Thursday, and I do not have to go to court to testify for Diamond....

Woo Hoo...
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Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

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Old 08-26-2013, 02:45 PM   #7025
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So...

<<< This guy is no longer employed by Diamond Offshore Drilling, and will probably officially start with Lloyds Register on Tuesday the 3rd of September...

I do not have to go to Lafayette tomorrow, I do not have to go to Nicaragua Thursday, and I do not have to go to court to testify for Diamond....

Woo Hoo...


What about October?!!
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